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Richard Sherman Throws Shade At Bills Over Decision To Bench Tyrod Taylor

Richard Sherman Throws Shade At Bills Over Decision To Bench Tyrod Taylor

The Bills arguably made one of the worst front office or coaching calls in recent National Football League history, electing to sacrifice rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman at the hands of Chargers in what was a lopsided affair from the onset in their 54-24 loss at the StubHub Center Sunday.

Thursday afternoon quarterback Philip Rivers was medically cleared by an independent specialist to start on Sunday against the Bills.

Korey Toomer returned Peterman's first interception 59 yards for a touchdown on Buffalo's opening drive, the rookie threw two more interceptions in the first quarter and two additional picks in the second. His choice to start Peterman is backfiring.

Perhaps coach Sean McDermott will go back to Taylor by halftime of Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Already making eight regular-season appearances as a member of the Bills thus far into the 2017-18 campaign, Matthews has hauled in 22 receptions for 253 yards and one touchdown.

Nick Novak's second field goal, a 27-yarder, gave the Chargers a 27-7 cushion midway through the second quarter. Bosa also forced a fumble while sacking Taylor on fourth down in the third quarter, and Melvin Ingram returned it 39 yards for a touchdown.

The Bills allowed 37 points in the first half were the most Buffalo has allowed, since they gave up 42 to the Seattle Seahawks in 1977.

Allen's second touchdown reception of the second quarter, for 2 yards, increased the Chargers' lead to 24-7, as he scored on consecutive possessions. Buffalo had to settle for a Stephen Hauschka field goal, as they trailed 40-10 in the third quarter. Taylor has just three interceptions all season.

Peterman actually completed his first two passes, and his first interception wasn't his fault.